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A Five-step Process That Can Help Social Enterprises Succeed - Knowledge@Wharton

A Five-step Process That Can Help Social Enterprises Succeed - Knowledge@Wharton | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it

Social entrepreneurs -- those who try to tackle major social problems such as poverty and disease while generating revenues -- are often well-meaning people. But in their desire to make a difference to society, they sometimes fail to subject their ideas to rigorous tests.

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Importance of a socially-aware investing approach - Forbes India

Importance of a socially-aware investing approach - Forbes India | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Mathew Kiernan, the socially-aware investing pioneer explains why this approach should be more widely embraced
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Private sector concessional loans as ODA — why not? - Devex

Private sector concessional loans as ODA — why not? - Devex | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Devex Private sector concessional loans as ODA — why not? Devex In the development sector, and among governments of the least developed countries as a group, there is a strong focus on ODA and this report tends to jar with that.
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14 tips for building a financial system from scratch

14 tips for building a financial system from scratch | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
What should 21st-century banking services look like in the global south? Here’s our panel’s thoughts on how to build banks where none exist
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How Brazil can return to strong and inclusive growth

How Brazil can return to strong and inclusive growth | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Christine Lagarde says the economic policies now being undertaken in Brazil are putting the country back on the right track.
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Apple Watch Shows Value of Strong Supply Chains, and Opportunity in Disruption - Supply Chain 24/7

Apple Watch Shows Value of Strong Supply Chains, and Opportunity in Disruption - Supply Chain 24/7 | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Resilient companies with increased flexibility such as Apple can recover from supply chain disruptions more quickly than their competitors and therefore have a competitive advantage, which could potentially increase their market share.
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Sustainable Investing Imperative Opportunity

Sustainable Investing Imperative Opportunity | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Futurists paint striking and sometimes divergent pictures of the world in 2050.
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Asia surpasses UN poverty targets but falls short on social goals - Financial Times

Asia surpasses UN poverty targets but falls short on social goals - Financial Times | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Asian countries have surged past a 25-year UN poverty-reduction target and many other development landmarks — but the deeper numbers in a report reveal a qualified kind of economic miracle.
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Lina Salazar O: The Evolution of The Base-of-the-Pyramid Market in Latin America and the Caribbean During the Past Decade

Lina Salazar O: The Evolution of The Base-of-the-Pyramid Market in Latin America and the Caribbean During the Past Decade | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
By Lina Salazar O, Opportunities for the Majority (OMJ) at the Inter-American Development Bank. It has been more than ten years since we first read abou…
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Big boost for social entrepreneurs & impact investing in Québec - MaRS

Big boost for social entrepreneurs & impact investing in Québec - MaRS | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Social innovation and corporate leaders launch SVX Québec, Impact8 & Esplanade at C2 Montreal Montréal, May 28, 2014 – Today, social innovation and corporate leaders announced a new platform, program and space to support social entrepreneurs and impact...
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Community Foundation Field Guide to Impact Investing | GrantCraft

Community Foundation Field Guide to Impact Investing | GrantCraft | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
GrantCraft is a service of the Foundation Center that improves the practice of philanthropy by providing resources rooted in the practical wisdom of funders worldwide.
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Innovatively using the Asian Development Bank's balance sheet to eradicate ... - Brookings Institution (blog)

Innovatively using the Asian Development Bank's balance sheet to eradicate ... - Brookings Institution (blog) | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Indu Bhushan and Alain Borghijs describe how the Asian Development Bank is changing its lending policies to increase its capacity to support both lower-income countries as well as middle-income countries.
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Investing in Cross-Subsidy for Greater Impact (SSIR)

Investing in Cross-Subsidy for Greater Impact (SSIR) | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Investors need ways to gauge social impact and business health. Cross-subsidy models can help.
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Impact Investing and a 200-year-old Debate (SSIR)

Impact Investing and a 200-year-old Debate (SSIR) | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Three strategies investors can use to create impactful outcomes at scale.
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Melinda Gates explains why good design is essential to improving global health

"At the most basic level, human-centered design is about listening."
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Here's where the world's $263 trillion worth of stuff is - Business Insider

Here's where the world's $263 trillion worth of stuff is - Business Insider | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
The US and Europe together hold about 2/3 of the world's assets.
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Elizabeth Littlefield on supporting impact investing | Overview | OPIC : Overseas Private Investment Corporation

Elizabeth Littlefield on supporting impact investing | Overview | OPIC : Overseas Private Investment Corporation | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Our CEO @elittlefield shares her thoughts on #impinv and how to make it a sustainable #investment approach http://t.co/vCIqFW2tyN @theGIIN
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Who will be the next AfDB president? - Deutsche Welle

Who will be the next AfDB president? - Deutsche Welle | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
The race for the next African Development Bank (AfDB) head is on. Eight candidates are contesting for the job. The incumbent Donald Kaberuka’s second term will end at the end of the year. Who will be his successor?
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Millennials value greater flexibility, appreciation, team collaboration and global opportunities

Millennials value greater flexibility, appreciation, team collaboration and global opportunities | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Our study looks at millennials' attitudes toward work, how they will impact workplace dynamics, and how companies should adjust their talent strategy to accommodate this new reality
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The good, the bad and the ugly: sustainability at Nespresso - The Guardian

The good, the bad and the ugly: sustainability at Nespresso - The Guardian | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
The single-serve coffee maker supports growers, but also creates a lot of waste. Its story illustrates the power and limitations of corporate sustainability programs
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Charities Are Making Big Money By Acting Like Venture Capitalists

Charities Are Making Big Money By Acting Like Venture Capitalists | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
The tax quirk that lets nonprofits earn millions (and millions) by investing in startups.
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U.K. Impact Investment Pioneer Sir Ronald Cohen Looks to America

U.K. Impact Investment Pioneer Sir Ronald Cohen Looks to America | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Cohen-backed Bridges Ventures, a London-based manager that pushes social change and sustainable growth, arrives in the U.S.
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Evolution of responsible investing, ESG integration is a long term trend: AXA IM - IFA Shops

Evolution of responsible investing, ESG integration is a long term trend: AXA IM - IFA Shops | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
First known strategy providing top-down and bottom-up approach to delivering ESG factors within high yield credit – ERAFP mandate win Deployment of €200m impact investing programme – represents one of the largest...
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A Snapshot of Impact Funds Investing in LatAm

According to the most recent J.P. Morgan Impact Investor Survey, there is now more than $6.6 billion in AUM dedicated to impact investments in Latin America. Near term prospects for continued inves...
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